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AKB-260492-18
Situating Chemical Elements in the Human World to Innovate Undergraduate Education
Pamela Smart, SUNY Research Foundation, Binghamton

Grant details: https://securegrants.neh.gov/publicquery/main.aspx?f=1&gn=AKB-260492-18

Fall 2019 Materials Matter Syllabus and Labs (Course or Curricular Material)
Title: Fall 2019 Materials Matter Syllabus and Labs
Author: Collaboratively authored by the Materials Matter team
Abstract: Materials Matter Fall 2019 syllabus with revised lab reports appended.
Year: 2019
Primary URL: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Z6fxYd5Naetx4EhcSKRiwB7Yfrrlbln0/view?usp=sharing
Primary URL Description: The URL is a link to a shared Google Drive file. The pdf has also been uploaded.
Audience: Undergraduate

Zur Humanisierung des Wissens: Inside the Atom, Materials Matter und die MINT-Werkzeugkiste [Humanizing knowledge: Inside the Atom, Materials Matter, and STEM Toolbox] (Book Section)
Title: Zur Humanisierung des Wissens: Inside the Atom, Materials Matter und die MINT-Werkzeugkiste [Humanizing knowledge: Inside the Atom, Materials Matter, and STEM Toolbox]
Author: Gokhan Ersan
Author: Pamela G Smart
Author: Louis F Piper
Author: Valerie Imbruce
Author: Mark Poliks
Author: Hilary Becker
Author: Marvin Bolt
Author: Kevin Lahoda
Editor: Hilary Becker
Abstract: A group of STEM education initiatives at SUNY Binghamton shares ISOTYPE Institute’s mission to democratize knowledge. These projects are also inspired by the ISOTYPE method of pictorial storytelling. In this chapter, the authors will touch on three main points. They will discuss how Marie Neurath’s science storytelling inspired Materials Matter App components. This will be followed by a section discussing the NEH awarded Materials Matter course, a course that bridges material culture with materials science. Authors will talk about the course’s pedagogical framework, and discuss how this pedagogy is applied in the classroom, has inspired curatorial work, and is mirrored by the web-based tool, the Materials Matter App. The final segment will focus on how design work done for the Materials Matter App inspired the STEM Toolbox App. Synergy between the two Apps enabled a more encompassing toolbox, one that is capable of describing different material classes, for example, archaeological artifacts and energy materials. The chapter will conclude with a discussion of what Materials Matter and STEM Toolbox mean for the future of ISOTYPE pedagogy; and why ISOTYPE matters today as a living philosophy, and not merely as a topic of design-historical interest.
Year: 2021
Book Title: Die Konturen der Welt Geschichte und Gegenwart visueller Bildung nach Otto Neurath [The contours of the world : past and present of visual education according to Otto Neurath]

Past and Present of Isotype (Conference Paper/Presentation)
Title: Past and Present of Isotype
Author: Gokhan Ersan
Author: Pamela Smart
Author: Louis Piper
Author: Hilary Becker
Author: Lynn Schmitt
Author: Valerie Imbruce
Abstract: ,
Date: 09/30/2021

Revisiting Iris Green: Medieval Meets Modern in the Classroom (Conference Paper/Presentation)
Title: Revisiting Iris Green: Medieval Meets Modern in the Classroom
Author: Lynn D Schmitt
Author: Hilary Becker
Author: Pamela Smart
Author: Valerie Imbruce
Author: Colin Lyons
Author: Jeffrey Pietras
Author: Andrea Kastner
Author: Nancy Um
Abstract: The preparation of Iris Green, an anthrocyanin chelate derived from blue iris flowers, can be found in several manuscripts including the Mappa Clavicula (12 cen.), the De Arte Illuminandi Manuscript (14th cen.), and the Paduan Manuscript (15 cen.). Using medieval procedures, modern extraction techniques, and commercially available binding mediums, students are able to create a fairly stable green paint in one hour, and evaluate the paint’s performance on different surfaces (wood, vinyl, cement, and paper) and its properties (such as opacity, UV sensitivity, and adhesion).
Date: 11/03/2021


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